Fruit Knife

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1880

GUSN

GUSN-5683

Description

Silver and bronze fruit knife. Bronze square handle with an Eastern design on the handle. Etched dragonflies and flowers on the silver blade.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fruit knives
silver (metal)
Knife, Eating
Knife, Fruit
Silver
Bronze
Bamboo
Slip Cast
Bright-Cut
Japonais
Knife, Fruit

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Gorham Manufacturing Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Providence, RI, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Eating & Drinking Utensils

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.944

Reference Notes

Carpenter, Charles Hope, Author. Gorham Silver, 1831-1981. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1982.

Places

Rhode Island (United States)